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Position Details & Responsibilities

Herk & Associates is recruiting a Manager of Strategic Sourcing for a Material Handling Equipment OEM. The position will be based out of South Carolina, relocation candidates are welcome to apply.

As part of the Supply Chain department, the Manager of Strategic Sourcing is responsible for leading a highly skilled team of Strategic Sourcing Specialists through activities that support corporate sourcing projects and initiatives. Maintain sourcing project pipelines (prioritizing cost reduction and timing), support site related procurement tasks relating to localization, production relocation, vertical integration, new product introductions, cost reduction initiatives, etc., and support cost analysis and supplier decisions.


  • BS/BA in Supply Chain Management, Business, Engineering, or equivalent
  • Master’s degree in Business Administration or Supply Chain Management preferred.
  • 5+ years of purchasing experience, ideally in industrial equipment manufacturing or automotive.
  • Excellent project management, communication, and organizational skills.
  • Proficient decision making and analytical problem-solving skills.
  • Experience in supplier negotiation strategies.
  • Understanding of engineering, quality, and manufacturing processes.
  • Ability to travel
  • Excellent skills with MS Office; SAP knowledge and MS Project preferred.

For more information on this position or the full job description, please contact Meredith Vachon at Herk & Associates: 



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